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COMMEND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does commend mean? 

COMMEND (verb)
  The verb COMMEND has 5 senses:

1. express approval of
2. present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence
3. give to in charge
4. express a good opinion of
5. mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship

  Familiarity information: COMMEND used as a verb is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


COMMEND (verb)


Sense 1commend [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Express approval of

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "commend" is one way to...):

praise (express approval of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue commend the movie


Sense 2commend [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Context example:

His paintings commend him to the artistic world

Hypernyms (to "commend" is one way to...):

portray; present (represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


Sense 3commend [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give to in charge

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

I commend my children to you

Hypernyms (to "commend" is one way to...):

commit; confide; entrust; intrust; trust (confer a trust upon)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something to somebody


Sense 4commend [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Express a good opinion of

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

recommend; commend

Hypernyms (to "commend" is one way to...):

praise (express approval of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Sentence example:

They commend moving


Sense 5commend [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

commend; remember

Context example:

Remember me to your wife

Hypernyms (to "commend" is one way to...):

advert; bring up; cite; mention; name; refer (make reference to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody PP


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